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DRIVER EDUCATION


Commercial Driver Training

Commercial Driver Training Schools

The Secretary of State's office licenses and regulates Commercial Driver Training Schools that provide driving instruction or test preparation for a fee. Driver training schools and instructors must be licensed to provide this service. (The law does not apply to public schools or to education institutions in which driving is part of the curriculum.) For more information, please visit the Commercial Driver Training Schools section. Please refer to the Administrative Rules for complete requirements.

Enhanced Skills Driving Schools

The Secretary of State's office licenses and regulates Enhanced Skills Driver Training Schools that teach advanced driving skills, such as emergency braking, crash avoidance and defensive driving techniques to licensed drivers for a fee. For more information, please visit the Enhanced Skills Driver Training Schools section. Please refer to the Administrative Rules for complete requirements.

Online Adult Driver Education Certification

The Secretary of State's office administers and regulates this program which allows online companies that are not licensed in Illinois as a commercial driving school to become certified providers for the Adult Driver Education 6 hour course requirement for all 18, 19, and 20 year olds who wish to obtain an Illinois Drivers License. For more information, please visit the Online Adult Driver Education Certification section. Please refer to the Administrative Rules for complete requirements.

Third Party Certification Program

The Secretary of State's office administers the Third Party Certification Program, which allows companies and government agencies to provide training along with skills testing certification for their employees. For more information, please visit the Third Party Certification Program section. Please refer to the Administrative Rules for complete requirements.